Notably, Management Occupations jobs accounted for a 10% share of the European mining industry’s total new job postings in Q1 2023, drop 2% over the prior quarter.
Management Occupations drive mining hiring activity
Management Occupations, with a share of 10% new job postings, was the occupation with the greatest hiring activity in the European mining industry in Q1 2023 , ahead of Architecture and Engineering Occupations with a 9% share of new job postings.
The other prominent roles included Computer and Mathematical Occupations with a 6% share in Q1 2023, Business and Financial Operations Occupations with a 6% share and Office and Administrative Support Occupations with a 5% share of new job postings.
Top five companies accounted for 43% of hiring activity
Constellium posted 2,043 jobs in Q1 2023 and registered a growth of 176% over the previous quarter, followed by Sulzer with 1,470 jobs and a 137% growth. Eaton, with 1,462 jobs, and ABB, with 1,181 jobs, recorded a 283% rise and a 45% drop, respectively, while Novolipetsk Steel recorded a 36% increase with a 932 new job postings during Q1 2023.
Regional analysis of hiring in the European mining industry, Q1 2023
France held the leading share of the European mining hiring activity with a 22.17% share, an 18% decrease over Q4 2022. Germany was next with 14.41%, four-percentage-point down over the previous quarter.